Speak Write! Understanding the Hidden Meaning of Words

This Speak Write! Understanding the Hidden Meaning of Words lesson plan also includes:

"Can the connotation of a word or phrase create bias or prejudice?" The activities in this SMART Board lesson are directed toward this question, which will be sure to incite lots of opinions and ideas. The SMART Board file guides them through two days of lessons about connotation, denotation, and their implications. This activity would be a good way to begin a unit about prejudice, or to tie in a vocabulary lesson about word meanings.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Technology
Projection
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Common Core